Carl August Sandburg was an American poet, biographer, journalist, and editor. He won three Pulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. During his lifetime, Sandburg was widely regarded as "a major figure in contemporary literature", especially for volumes of his collected verse, including Chicago Poems, Cornhuskers, and Smoke and Steel. He enjoyed "unrivaled appeal as a poet in his day, perhaps because... Read More
|Born||Carl August Sandburg
January 6, 1878
Galesburg, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||July 22, 1967 (aged 89)
Flat Rock, North Carolina, U.S.